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Health agencies have shared the message again and again: Skechers Women's Go Walk Lite-Shanti Loafer FlatWashing raw meat just causes the bacteria to splash around your sink, your hands and your clothes.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) tweeted a reminder about this fact recently: “Don’t wash your raw chicken! Washing can spread germs from the chicken to other foods or utensils in the kitchen.”
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The threat of equine influenza took the horse racing world by storm this year as an above-average number of infections cancelled races in the United Kingdom. Asics Japan Onitsuka Tiger OK BASKETBALL LO 1183A204 creamIt was the first time in 15 years that horse races were canceled for flu concerns.
The ongoing U.K. outbreak has seen 69 cases, mostly in England, but one as far north as Aberdeenshire in Scotland. Nike NikeLab Air Force 1 AF1 Low Upstep Pinnacle Silver Grey SZ 7 856477-001The highly infectious virus has also been seen recently in the U.S. states of California, Arizona, Ohio, Indiana, Washington and Tennessee.Spring Step Women's Estella Slide Sandal Beige The Horse reports that equine influenza cases have been increasing in both the U.S. and Europe as of late.
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